Re: Recovery from ancient hardware.
- From: The Horny Goat <lcraver@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 03 Dec 2006 05:22:28 GMT
On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 10:49:16 GMT, mroberds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Find a 15-year-old and ask him or her to operate a dial telephone.
Find a 20-year-old and ask him or her to operate a slide rule.
Find a 25-year-old and give him or her an "All-American Five" tube
radio, with one burned-out tube (open filament). See if he or she
can identify the problem.
I'm fairly certain my 15 year old son^h^h^hjunior monk could manage
all three - though he'd be likely to ensure one or more of the larger
capacitors was fully charged before giving it back to you. He'd be
equally likely to not bother trying to fix it as he had something
"interesting" in mind to do with the tuner.